Editing and creating Rainmeter skins can be a daunting task. You have to remember the names of lots of options and what values you can assign to them, you have to keep track of your variables, possibly distributed over multiple files, and between all that you have to make sure you get the syntax right. If you have been using the standard Windows Notepad to edit your skin files, it was probably a painful experience.
It does not have to be like this! There is a lot a good editor can do to make editing skins easier, so you can spend more time thinking about what your measures and meters should do, and less time thinking about wether it is calle
I recently discovered a great text editor called Sublime Text 2. It is beautiful, fast and highly customizable. I immediately set out to exploit this customizability and created the Rainmeter Package for Sublime Text 2. This package, which is hosted on GitHub, makes developing Rainmeter skins faster, easier and more fun than doing it with Notepad, or even with Notepad++.
The package features
Code Templates for Meters and Measures
A Built-In Color Picker
and a few more features
If you like writing Rainmeter skins or want to start doing it, I think you will be a happier person after downl